This is a list of hospitals that offer the yellow fever vaccine in Nairobi. Yellow fever is a viral disease that is spread by the bite of an infected mosquito. Some of the common yellow fever symptoms are fever, headache, muscle aches, nausea, vomiting, red eyes, dizziness and loss of appetite.
Yellow fever vaccination is a mandatory requirement when travelling to different parts of the world, especially yellow fever endemic countries. Most countries require one to have a valid yellow fever vaccination certificate before being granted entry. A yellow fever vaccination certificate is valid 10 days after being vaccinated.
The cost of getting the yellow fever vaccine ranges between Ksh 1500-2500 in most public hospitals. The cost may vary in private hospitals as each private health facility has its own rates.
Here is a list of hospitals that offer the yellow fever vaccine in Nairobi.
1. Karen Hospital
The Karen Hospital offers all recommended vaccinations and immunization approved by the health governing bodies in the country. The vaccination services are offered at the hospital’s Immunization and Travel vaccination centre.
Location: Along Lang’ata Road, Karen
Contacts: 0726 222 001, 0736 200 001, 020 661 3000
2. Mater Hospital
This is one of the best private hospital in the country. It offers all the recommended vaccinations and immunizations. For any inquiries regarding their rates, you can contact them via the contacts below.
Contacts: 0719 073 000
3. MP Shah Hospital
Location: Shivachi Road, Parklands
Contact: +254 20 4291 100
4. Nairobi Hospital
Nairobi Hospital is a state of the art private hospital that offers effective travel and routine vaccinations.
Contacts: 0703 082 000, 0730 666 000
5. Aga Khan Hospital
Location: 3rd Parklands Avenue, Nairobi
Contacts: +254 20 366 2000, 0711 092 000
6. Port Health Clinic
One can get a yellow fever vaccine at the port health clinic located within Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, at a cost of Kshs. 3,500.
Contacts: 0705 164 724, 0776 183 068, 0773 053 845
7. Department of Health Services, Nairobi City County
You can get the yellow fever vaccine at City Hall, at a cost of Kshs 2500
Location: City Hall Annex, 3rd Floor, Room 305
Contacts: +254 020 2224281
8. Nairobi Women’s Hospital
Location: Along Argwings Kodhek Road, Hurlingham
Contacts: 0709 667 000, 0733 618 353
9. Amref Travel Clinic
Location: Wilson Airport, Nairobi
Contacts: +254 20 699 4000, +254 20 600 6340
10. Centre For Tropical And Travel Medicine
The facility offers yellow fever vaccination at a cost of Kshs 3,900.
Location: Off Ngong Road, Adams Arcade
Contacts: 0721 163 974, 0734 211 888